GitHub provides code hosting services that allow developers/people to build software for open source and private projects in organizations. The Company provides access control and several collaboration features such as wikis, task management, bug tracking and feature requests for every project. With GitHub, developers can champion new ideas, work together on code and track bugs on one integrated platform. 

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San Francisco, US
GitHub was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at GitHub

Chris Wanstrath

Chris Wanstrath

Co-Founder / CEO
Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor

Julio Avalos

Julio Avalos

Chief Strategy Officer
PJ Hyett

PJ Hyett

Co-Founder / COO
Jeff Jones

Jeff Jones

VP of Enterprise Sales
Pankaj Bhardwaj

Pankaj Bhardwaj

Vice President, Customer Success
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GitHub Office Locations

GitHub has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
88 Colin P Kelly Jr St
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GitHub Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

In total, GitHub had raised $350.5 m. GitHub is a subsidiary of Microsoft

GitHub Revenue

GitHub's revenue was reported to be $200 m in Y, 2017 which is a 52.7% increase from the previous period.
USDY, 2015Y, 2016EY, 2017E


95 m131 m200 m

Gross bookings

100 m

Revenue growth, %


Net Income

(27 m)(66 m)
USDSep, 2016


98 m
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GitHub Operating Metrics

Jul, 2015Y, 2015Dec, 2016Apr, 2017Oct, 2017Nov, 2017Feb, 2018May, 2018


10 m9 m18 m20 m23.10 m27 m

Enterprise Customers

1.50 m

Average Daily Time Spent per User, minutes


Projects Launched

25 m77 m
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GitHub Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Easel January 09, 2014
Ordered List December 05, 2011

Human Capital Metrics

GitHub's employees are reported to be approximately 31% female and 69% male.
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GitHub Online and Social Media Presence

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GitHub News and Updates

The more ninjas you massacre, the smarter this AI gets

Watching an AI train, for those of us who aren’t developers, is about as exciting as watching paint dry or grass grow. But, every once in a while someone throws some ninjas into the mix and makes it fun. An AI programmer who goes by the GitHub handle Ash47 recently published a series of projects des…

Hacker swipes Snapchat’s source code, publishes it on GitHub

Snapchat doesn’t just make messages disappear after a period of time. It also does the same to GitHub repositories — especially when they contain the company’s proprietary source code. So, what happened? Well, let’s start from the beginning. A GitHub with the handle i5xx, believed to be from the vil…

Disclose wants to create a legal safe harbor for security researchers

An increasing number of enterprises take advantage of bug bounty programs to identify vulnerabilities and structural weaknesses within software. But outside of these formal programs, informing vendors about security issues can be a legal minefield. Some firms welcome the help of the security communi…

Google Cloud partners with GitHub on software development

Google has announced a partnership with Microsoft-owned GitHub to make a crucial element of modern software development, Continuous Integration, fast and easy.

Google and Microsoft's GitHub team up to integrate cloud services

Developers using Google’s new Cloud Build will now have access to the GitHub code repository Microsoft acquired in June.

Google teams up with GitHub to simplify software container projects for developers

Google LLC today announced a collaboration with GitHub Inc. at the Google Cloud Next conference that’s focused on simplifying a key part of modern software projects. At the center of the partnership is Cloud Build, a service the company introduced at the event on Tuesday. It’s a CI/CD (continuous i…
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GitHub Company Life and Culture

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